NECSS
Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism
A Conference to Promote Science & Critical Thinking
Location to be announced soon!

About NECSS

NECSS is an annual conference designed to promote science and critical thinking. Through workshops, panel discussions, presentations, performances and social gatherings, attendees are educated and entertained by leading scientists, artists, and other intellectuals. NECSS takes place over four days in New York City and attracts hundreds of attendees from all over the world and all walks of life.

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About NECSS

NECSS, (pronounced “Nexus”), the Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism, is an annual conference designed to promote science and critical thinking. Through workshops, panel discussions, presentations, performances and social gatherings, attendees are educated and entertained by leading scientists, artists, and other intellectuals. NECSS takes place over four days in New York City and attracts hundreds of attendees from all over the world and all walks of life.

Past presenters include Bill Nye, Lawrence Krauss, Leonoard Mlodinow, Richard Wiseman, James Randi, Susan Jacoby, Paul Offit, Phil Plait, Simon Singh, Michael Shermer, Kevin Folta, Yvette D'Entremont (“The SciBabe”), George Hrab, Eugenie C. Scott, Michael Mann, Cady Coleman, Joe Nickell, Massimo Pigliucci, Heather Berlin, Seth Shostak, Carl Zimmer, and many more.

Founded in 2009, NECSS is a nonprofit conference run by a staff of enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers. Conference proceedings are also made available via the NECSS YouTube channel, and our affiliated podcasts; The Skeptics Guide to the Universe and Rationally Speaking.